We bring to you the latest edition Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding of the week. This week 15 Indian startups raised about $119 Mn in funding altogether and two startup acquisitions took place in the Indian startup ecosystem. (The startup funding calculations are based on the startups that disclosed funding amount.). One of the biggest [...] The post Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding Of The Week [19-24 Feb 2018] appeared first on Inc42 Media.
Universal Standard, a women's fashion brand that describes itself as "size-inclusive," said Friday that it has closed a $7 million round of Series A funding. The funding round was led by Imaginary Ventures with additional participation from actress and Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow, Elizabeth Cutler, co-founder of SoulCycle, and Blake Mycoskie, founder of the Toms brand of shoes, apparel and accessories. Universal Standard says it will use the money to extend its range to sizes 6 to 32. Currently, it offers sizes 10 to 28.
Amino Payments, a transparency and payments company for digital advertising, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding. First Round Capital led the round with participation from You & Mr. Jones Brandtech Ventures, NYCA Investment Fund, Tessera Venture Partners, Auren Hoffman and Tod Sacerdoti. (Philadelphia, PA) February 21, 2018 - Amino PaymentsSM, Inc., the leading transparency and payments company for digital advertising, announced today the closing of its $4.5 million seed round. First Round Capital, led the round, which also included participation from: You & Mr. Jones Brandtech Ventures, NYCA Investment Fund, Tessera Venture Partners, Auren Hoffman, and Tod Sacerdoti.
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Redwood City, California-based Split, a feature experimentation platform, has raised $17 million in Series B funding. LightSpeed Venture Partners led the round with participation from Accel Partners and Harmony [...]
The micro delivery startup, Doodhwala, has raised $2.2 Mn in a round of Seed funding from VC firm Omnivore Partners. The company plans to use the funds towards expanding it's services into new markets, to fund talent acquisition and upgrade its technology. Reihem Roy, Principal at Omnivore will be joining the board of Doodhwala, as per [...] The post Micro Delivery Startup Doodhwala Raises $2.2 Mn Funding From Omnivore appeared first on Inc42 Media.
Crowdfund InsiderBrazilian Mobile Payments Platform RecargaPay Secures $22 million Through Series B Investment RoundCrowdfund InsiderOn Thursday, Brazil-based mobile payments platform RecargaPay announced it secured $22 million through its Series B investment round. According to the company, New investors include IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, TheVentureCity, and Ventech ...and more >>
It was repeat success for most of the B2B FinTechs that landed funding in this week's B2B Venture Capital roundup, as Series B investments reigned supreme (with a few Series C and D rounds to boot). Investments were varied, too, with funds at expense management, cybersecurity and supply chain tech firms, though, surprisingly, a B2B [...]
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Venture capital firms say LPs that had been taking macro calls on India, varying in extremes from euphoria to doom and gloom, are now more nuanced and likely to be more selective.